NEW DELHI: Declaring himself fit to resume cricketing activities after being ‘rested’ because of injury, opener Virender Sehwag on Wednesday said he missed not being in the dressing room when Sachin Tendulkar struck his landmark 100th international century last week.
“The rest period is over and I am [...]
MUMBAI: Virat Kohli is being hailed as one of cricket’s finest upcoming batsmen and senior India player Sachin Tendulkar agrees but he does not want the youngster to be put under too much pressure just at the beginning of what seems to be a promising career.
“He is [...]
MIRPUR: History beckons Bangladesh as they aim to rise above the minnows tag and notch up their biggest title since arriving on the international scene when they take on an unpredictable Pakistan in the final of the Asia Cup on Thursday.
LONDON: Disgraced Pakistan pacer Mohammad Aamer has got some much-needed support from Indian batting great Rahul Dravid, who feels it would be “great” if the youngster manages to make a comeback after serving a five-year ban for spot-fixing.
The 19-year-old was recently released from prison after [...]
KINGSTOWN: A thrilling third one-day international between West Indies and Australia at Arnos Vale on Tuesday ended in the anti-climax of a tie.
The tourists made 220 all out after winning the toss and electing to bat, with Mike Hussey top-scoring with 67 and [...]
JAIPUR: “It’s too early to make him the captain.” You may wonder, if such a statement is coming from any of the selectors. But no, this is what Virat Kohli’s coach Rajkumar Sharma feels. The Delhi-based coach, who knows his ward the best, says the batsman should be allowed to focus just [...]
MIRPUR: “India-se kaun bola mere khilaaf? (Who reported against me from India)”, that was the first thing Saeed Ajmal asked the media contingent as it tried to chat up with him ahead of his bowling session at the nets on Tuesday. The offie didn’t look too bothered and was his usual chirpy [...]
MIRPUR: A repeat of Sachin Tendulkar-Saeed Ajmal duel will not happen in Mirpur. The offie wanted to play India in the final after his team’s Sunday mauling, but with Bangladesh beating Sri Lanka, the Men in Blue will have to go home.
In fact, their kit-bags were already in the [...]
MIRPUR: Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina was up on her feet, the crowd danced in joy as Bangladesh romped into the Asia Cup final on Tuesday. And that meant the end of India in another tournament despite the heroics of Virat Kohli.
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MIRPUR: Skipper Mushfiqur Rahim on Tuesday termed Bangladesh’s maiden entry into the final of the Asia Cup as one of their “biggest achievements” and was confident that the team would do one better and cross the last “hurdle”.
“The final is one of the biggest achievements in our [...]